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Oct 3, 2012 11:30am PDT
of it and how much it can carry oversea and land on a cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cuion. they brought it here asart of fleet week to showcase the ct that t nyan move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it travels at 40, 50 miles an hour on the water. most vessels out here travel 5 to 10 miles. >> reporter: the other advantage is the amount it can carry. consider what it could do come bared to a helicopter. >> -- compared to a helicopter. >> 12 to -- host helopters can only lifone oometimes two vecles at atime >> reporter: what it can move to shore, mobile er and surgical center which the marines have used in afghanistan. and to help in places like haiti. >> we have a 98% success surviveability rate if somebody were to come through
KOFY
Oct 30, 2012 11:30am PDT
cancelled today at san francisco international. terry mcsweeney joins us any encouraging news? >> reporter: there is. also confusion any time you have an event as big as sandy there's going to be some. san francisco international spokesperson told me the airlines were cancelling all 114 flights in and out of sfo from those seven airports back east. i was at the united counter, one flight has taken off for boston another boarding, as we speak so there's confusion, confusion for airlines imagine what it is like for passengers. she needs to be home in new york. after 30 minutes at a ticket counter she didn't have a plight. what happened they couldn't get you on? >> no. very complicated. >> reporter: complicated? are the airlines cooperating? >> yes, they are very nice. it is just that everybody wants to fly now. >> reporter: brian's flight rescheduled for tomorrow, not going to work. >> 10 a.m. wednesday morning i have to be at arlington cemetery. the circumstances are definitely suck but that's my story. >> reporter: these two do have a flight but not home to washington, d.c.. >> we were in
KOFY
Oct 4, 2012 11:30am PDT
francisco. that's where bishop cordileone will be installed as the new archbishop of the san francisco archdiocese. the 56-year-old former bishop of oakland is a staunch supporter of ban on same-sex marriage. >>> cal-state has selected new chancellor to run the largest system of four year colleges in the country, timothy p white will replace charles reed in december. he is the chancellor at uc riverside. >> the woman who abandoned her 10-year-old after shoplifting at a safeway store is back -- -- is on her way back. officers are transporting her on an extradition order today. >>> $6,000 reward being offered for the return of a dog stolen from the home of a 10-year-old san jose girl. monday thieves broke through a glass door, stole electronic equipment and five-month-old dog named miko. police and city councilmembers pitched in to offer reward the dog has a microchip. >>> just ahead, major milestone for facebook. the status update mark you canner -- mark zuckerberg made this morning. >>> rare and beautiful sight, [ male announcer ] are you ready for tomorrow's technology today? then swi
KOFY
Oct 18, 2012 11:30am PDT
their life. katie marzullo is live at the caltrain station in san francisco with more on that huge $49,000 giveaway that will happen during our show after the game tonight. >> reporter: yes, after the game, somebody is going to hear their nam announced on abc7 news and that person is going to be $49,000 richer. it could be you. all you have to do is like us on facebook. the first commuters who arrived this morning were greeted with good news. we are giving away $49,000. >> i already did it many >> reporter: all they had to do was ask me. go to facebook.com/abc7news and like us. then click the win $49,000 button and fill out the entry form. only rizes of the bay area can enter which means -- only residents of the bay area can enter which means your chances are good. >> i'm going to payoff my car. >> reporter: very wise man. >> nothing frivolous. i'm going to keep it and save it. >> reporter: do as you please. but remember, you can't pen if you don't enter. >> i'll do it. -- i moved here two months ago. it will be my first and only station i do like. >> reporter: just a couple other thin
KOFY
Oct 12, 2012 11:30am PDT
of danger. >> in san francisco fire destroyed a restaurant and disrupted muni service for hours. in san jose explosive situation when fair broke out at a house with a lot of ammunition inside. >> the muni trains in san francisco just started rolling. that fire caused big problems at the west portal tunnel. terry mcsweeney joins us live. >> reporter: this is a story of the tire that would not go out. it isn't completely out yet. judgment a moment ago there were firefighters out here hitting the roof of the squat and gobble restaurant with more water they've been out here for six hours and there's still smoke many the same fire that caused the tunnel and all the muni trains to shutdown until 40 minutes ago. the report of a fire came in about 5:00 this morning. three hours later, despite a never-ending spray, the fire was still burning. >> it is a very deep building the first building the fire was hard to find they put out what they saw. i think it was way ahead of us before we got here in the walls, attic. >> reporter: when firefighters thought it was just about contained there would be a flar
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Oct 19, 2012 11:30am PDT
. >>> san francisco police arrested one and looking for another after the men allegedly fired at officers during a high speed chase. police say they tried to make a traffic stop around 2 a.m. it ended two blocks away wheng( the speeding vehicle ran a red light and smashed into a taxi at eddy and franklin. one man shot at police during pursuit driver of the taxi only suffered minor injury. >>> richmond man who prosecutors say instigated the gang rape of a teenaged girl will be sentenced to 32 years under the plea the 22-year-old manuel ortega agreed to yesterday. the assault happened three years ago this month outside richmond high during a homecoming dance the victim had to be hospitalized after being raped and beaten more than two hours. he's the first of six to have his case decided. >>> crews making slow but steady progress against a wildfire in lake county along highway 29. one home has been lost, two subdivisions evacuated yesterday. residents of one have been allowed to return home. no word on what caused the fire it is 30% contained. calfire hopes to have full containment by tomorr
KOFY
Oct 26, 2012 11:30am PDT
>>> breaking news in san francisco. sky7hd is over a safeway store in the marine district where a car has run into the building. fire department responded about half an hour ago. accident happened around 10:30. one person suffered a minor injury. we don't know whether that person was in the store or the car. as you see the fire and police department are at the scene. we'll follow for you at abc7news.com:i'm cheryl jennings. >> kristen: i'm kristen sze. the highway patrol is about to begin patrolling oakland streets a promise kept by the governor after a personal plea to curb the rising crime rate. terry mcsweeney is live at oakland police headquarters. >> reporter: oakland police told me how much they will be welcoming the chp officers when it comes to investigating and solving these homicides. when it comes to preventing homicides, preventing crime in general which is the ideal they are looking for help from other people. about 300,000 citizens of only. >> the recent killing happening from vernon. he was a rest dented at a nearby halfway house and was shot down in a hail of gun
KOFY
Oct 29, 2012 11:30am PDT
travelers. kira klapper joins us from san francisco international with more. >> reporter: 150 flights through sfo are cancel now. it is only expected to get worse for bay area travelers as the week progresses and hurricane sandy strengthens. hurricane sandy is already making enemies. >> this was my first time flying. i feel like flying is horrible and i don't want to do it again. >> reporter: 18-year-old rebecca's flight new jersey of yesterday from new jersey was delayed turning what should have been a six hour trip into 11 hours then missed her connection to burbank. >> most of us missed our flight because it got here at 11. >> reporter: 150 flights, 75 departures and 75 arrivals in and out of sfo cancelled, leaving thousands of customers stranded since the cancellations began yesterday. >> what we are seeing today is a full cancellation of essentially all flying to and from the major east coast cities. this includes washington, d.c. airports, new york airports and boston as well. >> reporter: passengers are urged to check before coming to the airport. some who were proactive are st
KOFY
Oct 9, 2012 11:30am PDT
. president obama is on his way to ohio after taking off from san francisco airport this morning after a fundraising trip to the bay area. vic lee has the latest. >> reporter: president obama left san francisco aboard air force one this morning with his campaign coffers filled with cash. it was his 12th visit to the city another brief but lucrative trip. >> money is going to the swing stat and calornia ha beco te bankg state. ifou loo at where the most money has come, not only for obama but for romney, california is number one. >> reporter: it began last night with a roundtable for 25 wealthy donors. each patron paid $40,000. then the president met with 100 people who paid $20,000 each to have dinner with him in the bill graham civic auditorium. outside the venue, 100 people staged protests against various policies, from the use of drones in pakistan, to the federal crackdown on marijuana. >> the president: i love you back thank yu everybody! >> reporter: the esident ended the day at a concert for 6,000 supporters at the auditorium tickets started at $200 per person. he alluded to his
KOFY
Oct 24, 2012 11:30am PDT
this is not just san francisco fans people drove in from merced, l.a., huge broadcast tv setter wrecked in front of the park. the giantsre definitely on the big stage now. the world series doesn't just bring out rabid fans it brings out bomb squads, bomb sniffing dogs and x-ray months from local, state and federal agencies. >> world series is big going to be alot of people here, different things happening want to make sure san francisco stays say >> reporter: before any truck can go to at&t park it has to pass through an x-ray machine this truck is carrying hot dogs, candy and other concessions for fans. >> we are going to run it through the trucks here do our scanner and see if there is any anomaly. >> reporter: officers are looking for problems, fans are looking for tickets. >> i dove up from l.a. last night -- i drove up from l.a. last night, slept in my truck, they said there was no tickets. >> reporter: he found a scalper and is hoping for the best. >> seemed honest enough. i don't know. i don't know what the frisco crowd is like. >> reporter: he paid $150 each for standing room only. for t
KOFY
Oct 8, 2012 11:30am PDT
for a federal investigation into record gas prices we are pail. today's report shows san francisco averages $4.74 for regular oakland and san jose $4.68. those prices are 50 cents a gallon higher than a week ago. the senator has asked the ftc for an immediate probe questioning whether the spike is related to supply. yesterday governor brown ordered smog regulators to allow cheaper winter blend gas to go on sale early to bring down the price. >>> they are cleaning up this morning around oakland city hall after 250 protesters went on a vandalism spree last night. they broke windows and damaged cars around 6 p.m.. the targets included city hall, police recruiting station, several banks and other businesses, plus cars parked along the street. there are no reports of any arrests. >>> vigil will be held tonight for a hercules woman found stabbed in her home. 55-year-olsusie ko was found friday night the murder weapon has not been found. the family is holding a memorial for the retired schoolteacher tonight at 8:30 on ash court in hercules. the family is trying to find her killer through social media
KOFY
Oct 1, 2012 11:30am PDT
parental rights. >>> new era for grocery shoppers in san francisco you have to bring your own shopping bags or pay. part of the crackdown on plastic bags you don't bring your own bags, you are going to be charged 10 cents for a bag. next year restaurants will be that ban designed to help san francisco reach zero waste goal. >> just carry -- [ unintelligible ] the first presidential debate two days away how the candidates are preparing to scare off. >> schwarzenegger spilling -- revealing secrets on "good morning america" what he is saying%dírr about cheating on maria shriver and the secrets he kept. >>> we know too much tv is >> secret affairs. confrontation over his love child. schwarzenegger is revealing in his new book things he hid from his ex-wife and the public. >> t.j. winick joins us with the stunning bombshells dropped. >> reporter: this book is certainly a tell-all. his successes, failures, schwarzenegger says he wouldn't have had it any other way. as his new book hits stores, arnold schwarzenegger is for the first time talking the scandal that tore apart his family. >> it is jus
KOFY
Oct 5, 2012 11:30am PDT
of the year is in store for san francisco a million are expected to visit. amy hollyfield joins us live from golden gate park. >> reporter: this is poor man's whiskey performing for a lot of middle schl students who wereused in they are jamming out having so much fun. this event lasts all weekend, it is free this is the western side of the city up nortit isgoing to be bu. the acvity -- the activities there have already started there no-no ships or jets here but this softball tournament is one of the many activities as part of fleet week. it is a latively n addition part of the eort to involve eounitore fleet week. law enforceme and mitary teams play until a champion is crowned. >> this is our first year hopefully, if we win we will be bragging a lot. >> reporter: this event doesn't draw a huge crowd but the others will. with the blue angels performing saturdaynd sund ternoonnd te america's cu saoats sme are predicting record-sized crowds in san francisco. >> it is really busy. i'm amazed, i'm not used to this craziness. >> reporter: sophia is going to try and see the air show and america's c
KOFY
Oct 16, 2012 11:30am PDT
. >>> football now. we can find out in the next few hours if san francisco is in the running to host up coming super bowl. the nfl is deciding if san francisco has a shot. the plan would mean 2016 or 17 super bowl would be played at the new 9ers stadium. >>> abc7 will carry the 49ers game live thursday. 4:00 hourlong pregame show featuring jerry rice and brent jones. game time 5:00. 9ers host seahawks. that will be followed by a special edition of after the game we will give away $49,000 to someone who likes us on our facebook page. >>> it is time for round two in the presidential debate. president obama and mitt romney are in new york tonight for the only town hall-style meet-up leading up to the election. t.j. winick joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: president obama certainly has work to do even he admits that first debate did not go well for him. mitt romney needs to keep the pressure on. he also needs to interact well with audience members. president obama has been prepping for tonight's debate this virginia golf resort. he left his clubs at the white house trying to send a messa
KOFY
Oct 2, 2012 11:30am PDT
to 100s. we'll see a few 80s around the bay, san mateo 89 and san francisco 80s along our beaches. temperatures running anywhere from about 13 to 20° warmer than average. the good news it is not a spare the air day. pollution will stay in moderate levels inland and east bay to santa clara valley and coastal central bay good north bay and sought bay. >> -- >>> san jose's park is closed today because of extreme fire danger. officials closed the park in june over similar concerns yesterday's air temperature was 96° with 16% humidity. the emergency closure is only for today the park could remain closed longer, if weather conditions don't reach a safe level. >>> police dealing with an extremely violent eight hours, four people were shot to death themost recent 60 this morning, two we killed at 72nd and international boulevard this follows two shootings on macarthur boulevard last night within an hour and a half of each other. kira klapper is getting reaction. >> reporter: as you mentioned, three deadly shootings within eight hours between last night and this morning. the most recent
KOFY
Oct 10, 2012 11:30am PDT
wind you can see hazyown from mount tamalpais across sausalito to san francisco, quiet outside right now as it was yesterday, the sun is beating down on the sky having little impact on the clouds of that heating from san francisco back towards twin peaks and mounsutro. right now -- back three hours you can see the last of the showers rotated northwest off the coast going to stay out over the coast the next couple of hours. this chunk of energy is going to continue to ridearther north hit salinas valley monterey bay possibly push into the south bay this afternoon into the evening that's our next chance of a stray shower or thunderstorm. 58 san rafael, 59 half moon bay also santa rosa everybody else in the 60s. monterey bay mid 60s everywhere inland to gilroy, 59 salinas, warmer weather more likely we have the buoyancy needed for scattered showers. another chance, small one cold front aroaching thursday nit intoriday once it passesigh preure tkes over warmer a calmer this weekend. beloaverage today upper 60s to low 70s south bay. mid to upper 60s peninsula, low 60s coast, mid 60s downt
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Oct 15, 2012 11:30am PDT
are from san francisco, a man and woman in their 20s were killed. they haven't released their names. investigators are having a tough time they don't have much information they don't know whether the pair was walking or taken by car. they have interviewed people and have a few descriptions of a car leaving the area but they are all different. they haven't made any arrests and don't have suspects. >> i'm alarmed. i don't know what -- i feel safe most of the time. [ laughing ] >> i just didn't know about that. i don't know. i haven't digested it yet. >> reporter: with multiple descriptions of the car and no description of the killer, investigators say this is going to be difficult. spokesman with the sheriff's office is in a meeting now and is hoping to speak out publicly later this afternoon. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> oakland police are looking for the people responsible for two shootings early this morning before 1 a.m. a man was shot several times in the 5600 block of hilton in east oakland he died at the hospital. after midnight two men were wounded when somebody opened fire
KOFY
Oct 23, 2012 11:30am PDT
, retired san francisco firefighter was not home at the time. >>> staff members at napa state hospital with other state mental health workers throughout california are observing this two year anniversary of the murder of a psychiatric tech donna gross was killed on-the-job by a patient in 2010. hospital union workers will be joined by state assembly workers tonight at napa state hospital. hospitals statewide have made changes as a result of the tragedy. >>> san bruno city council will vote on a measure tonight that calls for forcing out the head of the public utilities commission eight people died september 2010, their families accuse the puc chairman of making backroom deals with pg&e and not working to protect the public. >>> police plan to release more details on the case of missing teenaged girl from petaluma found safe in the central valley. 15-year-old ruby mendoza, was last seen getting in a car with her godfather a 29-year-old and another man last wednesday yesterday afternoon police in fresno received a tip she was in a home south of fresno. police went to the house identified
KOFY
Oct 25, 2012 11:30am PDT
's still a lot of baseball to be played, including one more game near san francisco, quiet now hopefully fans are getting rest so they can cheer one more time for home team game stars at 5:07. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> kudos to zito and lincecum for their pitching last night. -- >>> plunging support for the governor's tax initiative the consequences he's warning about if prop 30 loses. >>> hurricane sandy rumbles past cuba making a beeline for florida. ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare plan that pays for some costs original medicare won't. now they can keep making memories for years to come. choose from plans offering protection from high out of pocket costs plus include prescription drug coverage with your monthly premium. get the freedom to keep the doctors you already trust. if
KOFY
Oct 31, 2012 11:30am PDT
hard to watch but these san francisco students had no problem relating to its contents. >> movie's director has been showing it to students as part of a national campaign to end bullying. >> we're hearing about it more. we are understanding about it more. people are feeling empowered to tell their story. >> at today's event, both san francisco's mayor and superintendent of schools pledged to create schools that are safe. mayor ed lee admitted once being a victim and aggressioner. >> it was turn out to find who was weaker than me and realized, put myself in that position. u.s. attorney for the northern district of california melinda joined the campaign today saying changes are coming. >> it's capturing everyone's heart,. >> reporter: but it's the students that are most effected by the movie. >> there is no purpose watching someone get hurt over nothing. >> to be better person and be nice to each other. bullying is not right thing to do and it should be stopped. >> cheryl: that was lyanne melendez reporting. joining us is what is being done to combat bullying. jeanie saunders, safe
KOFY
Oct 22, 2012 11:30am PDT
years in san francisco. >> reporter: the home crowd will have plenty of drink options, beer distributors were unloading kegs in the rain and say playoffs have been incredible for business. >> they are doing -- almost our busiest game plus it has been really busy. >> reporter: the dug-out store opened early this morning to capitalize on giants' fever looks like the weather will be good for the business. >> going to be chilly tonight so i want a sweatshirt to stay warm. >> reporter: and it has to say giants? >> it's gotta say giants. >> reporter: the winner tonight place the world series officials say they stay away from predictions. >> if you look at having the two last world series champions in the playoffs, it is very exciting for the game. we'll see what happens tonight. we feel hopeful. >> reporter: fans aren't hesitating to predict a giants' victory. >> we got the best picture in the national league pitching, matt cain. we got the momentum and we are hope. other than that we don't have anything going for us. >> reporter: as for tickets, giants' executives say sometimes the opposing t
KOFY
Oct 17, 2012 11:30am PDT
here in the mid 80s, 85 redwood city, san francisco, upper 70s even could top out around 80 in the north bay today perhaps maybe a few records strong winds or those northerly winds maybe the temperatures go up quickly 83 san leandro, east bay low 90s today and talking about more beach weather, lucky to be around santa cruz with upper 80s today. here's a look at the game forecast, which of course is tomorrow, low 60s with maybe a little fog sea breeze is going to be stingy tomorrow, overall we warm a bit tomorrow most locations 10° drop friday, saturday cooler and we're looking at rain perhaps into next week. tomorrow abc7 will give away $49,000, the winner will be an right after the 49ers game here on abc 7, october 18th, which is tomorrow you can still enter go to facebook.com/abc7news and click the win $49,000 button that will take you to the form where you can enter. how would you spend that -- that money if you were to win. frank h says: get best seats for a game, go on vacation. roberta wants to payoff her car. lucy would take her cub scout pack to disneyland, take me
KOFY
Oct 11, 2012 11:30am PDT
favoring south of san francisco, here's a look at all the layered clouds, mainly low clouds and mid level clouds, live doppler 7 hd very active the past couple of days. right now we are looking at all the cloud cover across the bay area, activity to the east of us if the central valley. thunderstorms all morning from las vegas south here we are los angeles, bakersfield, oceanside, san diego you can get the sense of the area of low pressure spinning moisture in a counterclockwise fashion this is pulling the moisture up as far north as parts of san luis obispo right now cool 57 in oakland, watsonville around salinas, some sunshine today, mainly in the north bay, still slight chance of a shower clouds, sun mix through tomorrow, saturday we are looking at not only sunnier but warmer offshore flow by the middle of next week very warm temperatures. here's a look tonight 51 half moon bay, 53 oakland, 50 livermore overnight temperatures headed to the coliseum starting out in the upper 50s with that cloud cover, maybe a sprinkle for the most part you should be dry and temperatures will be falling
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